Cannes Lions

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'Google and Facebook won': old guard of advertising under threat in Cannes
Internet giants’ growing control of ad spend brought a sense of change to Cannes Lions festival

Jim Waterson in Cannes

22, Jun, 2018 @6:03 PM

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Martin Sorrell criticises WPP over its handling of his forced departure
Advertising tycoon says he was treated unfairly and blames a high-level leak for his exit

Jim Waterson in Cannes

21, Jun, 2018 @3:17 PM

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David Attenborough launches wildlife fund for advertisers
Firms signing up to Lion’s Share fund will give 0.5% of money spent on ad campaigns featuring animals to conservation schemes

Jim Waterson in Cannes

21, Jun, 2018 @1:34 PM

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Cannes should celebrate strategy as much as creativity
At this year’s festival, I noticed a disconnect between big ideas and niche innovations. Can strategy help connect the two, bringing more innovation into the mainstream?

Tracey Follows

30, Jun, 2016 @9:05 AM

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Media Monkey: Jeremy Paxman, Robert Peston and Brexit
ITV’s political editor feels a bit of a tweet, TV referendum banana skins round-up, and Mail Online has a huge float for Cannes Lions


26, Jun, 2016 @5:50 PM

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Cindy Gallop: ‘Advertising is dominated by white guys talking to white guys’
Former BBH boss on the lack of women creatives, the slow pace of change in gender equality, and sex tapes

Emine Saner

26, Jun, 2016 @5:07 PM

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Mad Men and invisible women: how the advertising industry failed to move on
Unilever trumpeted a new advertising strategy at an industry shindig in Cannes last week, saying the time for sexist ads had passed – but how much have things really changed?

Simon Usborne

25, Jun, 2016 @9:00 AM

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Rupert Murdoch to invest millions in video for Sun and Times
News UK plans to make thousands of videos a year for papers’ websites, including advertising and live content

Mark Sweney

20, Jun, 2016 @2:10 PM

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Will Cannes Lions go hunting the elephants in the room?
Will stars like Will Smith and Gwyneth Paltrow distract the ad industry from issues it should be tackling

Mark Sweney

19, Jun, 2016 @11:00 AM

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The Lad Bible hires Weber Shandwick’s digital chief ahead of Cannes ad push
Adam Clyne, who joins as chief operating officer, will handle the day-to-day running of the youth media company

Mark Sweney

17, Jun, 2016 @6:28 AM

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Cannes Lions 2016: doing well by doing good
Brands that focus on social change and align with customers’ values will win more than just awards – they will earn respect and loyalty

Ash Kuchel

16, Jun, 2016 @9:26 AM

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'Winning Young Lions made it all feel justified - our gamble had paid off'
Creative director Paul Jordan, Young Lions 1999 winner and 2016 judge, talks starting out in the industry, work strategies and what it’s like to win

Michael Berliner

16, Mar, 2016 @3:27 PM

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